hard landings sent people tumbling out of their baskets. some balloons, you can see here, got stuck in power lines. thousands of people nearby lost power. no serious injuries, though, to report. and finally, the highest paid player in all of baseball, alex rodriguez, has been struggling of late. so, down by one run, in a big playoff game last night, the yankees benched him, in favor of 40-year-old raul ibanez. and guess what happened in the ninth inning? get out of here. a shot to right, bottom nine, ties the game against baltimore. and then, guess what happened in the 12th inning? as people here are still struggling home, i unfortunately stayed up for every pitch. i'm working on reserves right now. the yanks go home winners. also, the a's win in dramatic fashion. st. louis, san francisco also win. playoff baseball has officially arrived, people. >> oh, man, you gotta love that finish. >> it was great. >> it really was. the race for the white house.